Petra Susanna Schurmann from Germany has crowned Miss World 1956 by Susana Duijm (Miss World Venezuela) at the 6th edition of Miss World beauty contest. Miss World 1956 pageant was held at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, UK on Monday night of 15th October, 1956. 24 beauties were competed for the title Miss World 1956.
Petra Susanna Schurmann’s Profile:
Petra Schurmann’s full name was Petra Hildegard Elisabeth Schurmann. She was born on Friday, 15th September, 1933. Her hometown was Monchengladbach, Germany. She was a Model, an actress and a Presenter. She worked on more than 1000 TV Programmes in Germany as a Presenter, Moderator and Talk-show Guest. She has also written several books. Petra died on Wednesday, 13th January, 2010.
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Miss World 1956 Winner:
Petra Schumann from Germany won Miss World 1956 crown. Betty Lane Cherry from U.S.A. won the First Runner-up title. Rina Weiss from Israel won the Second Runner-up title. Midoriki Tokura from Japan won the Third Runner-up title. Anne Rye Nielsen from Denmark placed on Fourth and Eva Brann from Sweden placed on Fifth.